Parks and Recreation

Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Department

Northwest Recreation Center
1340 11th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

Phone: 319-286-5566
Fax: 319-538-0020
recreation@cedar-rapids.org
Weather Cancellation Hotline: 319-286-5700

Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sat 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sun 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.


City Services Center (CSC)
500 15th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Phone: 
319-286-5566
Fax: 319-540-8843
parks@cedar-rapids.org

Hours
Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Department Contacts

Welcome to Ellis Pool
The Wibit at Ellis Pool.Ellis Pool features include a 2-foot shallow end, sloped entry ramp, separate baby pool, hydraulic chair lift, water slide, six 25-yard lap lanes, 1-meter diving board, 3-meter diving board, vending machines, shade umbrellas and bathhouse with lockers.



Regular Season Swimming (June 4 - August 7*)
*Ellis Pool will close for the season at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 7.

Lap Swim | $5.00 or pass
(Ages 15+) Take time for yourself. This is a good time for water walking. The baby pool is closed. Noodles are not permitted.

 Days   Time
 Monday/Wednesday/Sunday  11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
 Monday/Wednesday  5:15 - 6:15 PM


Open Swim | $5.25 or pass
(All Ages) Fun for all and affordable! Food is not allowed. Water and float toys may be used, crowd permitting.

 Days   Time 
 Monday - Friday/Sunday (through 6/23/22)  1:00 - 5:00 PM
 Saturday (through 6/23/22)  1:00 - 8:00 PM
 Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday (starting 6/24/22)  1:00 - 5:00 PM
 Tuesday - Thursday (starting 6/24/22)  1:00 - 8:30* PM *8:00 PM starting 8/1/22


Open Swim - Evening | $4.75 or pass
(All Ages) Fun for all and affordable! Food is not allowed. Water and float toys may be used, crowd permitting.

 Days   Time 
 Monday/Wednesday  6:30 - 8:30* PM *8:00 PM starting 8/1/22


Adult 18+ Swim | $5.00 or pass
(Ages 18+)
 
Open swim for adults only.

 Days  Time
 Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday* 
*Saturday starting 7/23/22
 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM


Dollar Day for Dad Swim | $1.00 for Dad - $5.25 for Children or pass
(All Ages) Bring dad to the pool for his special day. Dads swim for only $1 when accompanied by children. Admission is $5.25 or a pass for children.

 Day  Time
 Sunday (June 19)  1:00 - 5:00 PM


Fourth of July Swim | $4.25 with a Freedom Festival Button, or $5.25 or pass
(All Ages) Celebrate the nation's birthday with a splash at your favorite pool.

 Day  Time
 Sunday (July 4)  1:00 - 5:00 PM


Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Days | $5.25 or pass
(All Ages) Have fun in and out of the water. Play on the large inflatable islands (Wibits) in the pool, then climb ashore for some fun in the bouncy castle. (Some portions of the pool may be restricted.) 25¢ popcorn.

 Days   Time 
 Tuesday/Thursday (July 19 & 21)  1:00 - 5:00 PM


Family Two-Buck Tuesday | $2/person or pass
(Families) Come to the pool with your family and everyone gets in for $2 per person! Children must be accompanied by an adult to be considered a family.

 Day   Time 
 Tuesday (July 19)  6:30 - 8:30 PM


Pool Spirit Day | $5.25 or pass
(All Ages) Show your pride for your neighborhood pool! Each pool will have a theme with games, activities, and prizes that match the theme. Check with your pool the week before to learn about the special fun planned for that day.

 Day   Time 
 Thursday (August 4)  1:00 - 5:00 PM



Location

2000 Ellis Boulevard NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

Phone Number
319-286-5793

Related Links
Pool Policies
Pool Rental
Swim Lessons
Season Passes
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